Traumatic Brain Injury A to Z - Downloads

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Click to download Problem Solving Worksheet

Problem Solving Worksheet

Here are some examples of problem solving. Fill in the worksheet with examples from your own experience.
Click to download Notebook/Items to Include

Notebook/Items to Include

The notebook could include sections for: Personal information – This includes important facts, such as your service member/veteran’s Social Security number, military service record, emergency contacts, and allergic reaction to medications.
Click to download Medication Log

Medication Log

Name/dose, Times Taken daily, Purpose, Prescribed by, Comments/Side Effects
Click to download Speaking up for My Family Member

Speaking up for My Family Member

Identify Yourself: State your name and identify yourself as a caregiver - constituent.
Click to download Coping with Caregiver Challenges

Coping with Caregiver Challenges

Stress is the mental and physical reaction to events that upset our balance in life.
Click to download Stress Test

Stress Test

The worksheet below helps you to evaluate your stress level.The worksheet below helps you to evaluate your stress level.
Click to download Caregiver Self-Assessment Questionaire

Caregiver Self-Assessment Questionaire

Caregivers are often so concerned with caring for their relative’s needs that they lose sight of their own well being. Please take just a moment to answer the following questions. Once you have answered the questions, turn the page to do a self-evaluation.
Click to download How Can I Communicate with My Child About TBI?

How Can I Communicate with My Child About TBI?

More self-secure, can play well with others, tests the rules,‘magical thinking’
Click to download Master Schedule

Master Schedule

Sample Weekday Activity Schedule – tailor this for your family member’s specific needs
Click to download Home Care Team Volunteer Form

Home Care Team Volunteer Form

Name, Contact Information, What he or she would like to do
Click to download Contact Information

Contact Information

Health care team members, professional name, contact information
Click to download Caregiver Suport Worksheet

Caregiver Suport Worksheet

Caregiving task, who can help, contact information
Click to download Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist

This checklist focuses on safety issues that commonly apply to individuals with perceptual and cognitive problems.
Click to download My Legal Documents

My Legal Documents

Check off whether or not you have each of the following legal documents for yourself and your service member/veteran with TBI. Do you need this document? If so, who will you contact for help? When?
Click to download Sources of Information About Residential Care

Sources of Information About Residential Care

Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Paralyzed Veterans of America National Resource Directory.......
Click to download What Services Do I need?

What Services Do I need?

Right now, you may be feeling overwhelmed and not sure which way you should channel your energy. It is always good to prioritize your concerns/ issues. Doing so will help you focus your self-advocacy efforts. Here is a self-assessment tool that can help you determine the services you most need. Use this tool to identify benefits and services that you want to explore in more detail with your POC.
Click to download Is My Family Member Eligible for Services? Am I?

Is My Family Member Eligible for Services? Am I?

Is your family member eligible for certain benefits and services? It depends on his or her status within DoD and the VA. Here are some key definitions to keep in mind
Click to download What is TRICARE and What Does it Cover?

What is TRICARE and What Does it Cover?

TRICARE is a managed care program. TRICARE includes both direct care at military hospitals (MTFs) and purchased care (network care through Managed Care Contractors).
Click to download What Does the VA Health Care System Cover?

What Does the VA Health Care System Cover?

The VA operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system with more than 1,400 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, nursing homes, readjustment counseling centers, and various other facilities.
Click to download What is the TBI Continuum of Care?

What is the TBI Continuum of Care?

Your service member (SM)/veteran will receive excellent medical care as he or she moves from treatment to recovery. The DoD and the VA worked together to create a Continuum of Care for service members/veterans with TBI. The Continuum is shown in Figure 1 below.
Click to download Pay Issues

Pay Issues

What Pay Issues are Specific to Combat Zone Injuries for Active Duty Service Members?

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"He really won’t tell me the whole story because I think he doesn’t want to scare me. But, he brought me a piece of metal back home that was embedded in the wall right behind him. He said it missed his head by a few inches. He said that he thanks God every day that he’s still alive, and that’s why he brought the piece of metal home, to show me that that’s how close he had come to dying." -  Lynn C-S.